Japan’s Yamanote Line new station construction on the 16th, breaking the 1/3 interval

The JR Yamanote Line will stop the Osaki Station from the first bus on the 16th to the Ueno Station section for the track conversion project of the new station “High-speed Gateway”. This is the first time that the Yamanote Line has been suspended due to construction since JR opened.

The Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) reported that the new Takanawa Gateway Station (literally translated Takanawa Station) on Yamanote Line is expected to be opened next spring. JR East Japan will conduct a large-scale orbital conversion project after the end of the 15th bus. Osaki Station passes through Tokyo Station. To the Ueno Station section, it is expected to stop at the first bus on the 16th to 4 pm on the day of Japan.

The Takanawa Gateway Station is located between the Shinagawa Station and the Tamachi Station. The parking area includes the Osaki Station, Shinagawa Station, Tamachi Station, Hamamatsucho Station, Shimbashi Station, Yurakucho Station, Tokyo Station, Kanda Station, Akihabara Station, and Okachimachi Station. Ueno Station, which accounts for about 1/3 of the current total of 29 stations (up to 30 stations next spring).

In addition to the Yamanote Line, the Shinagawa Station to the Tamachi Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line will stop. It is expected that the first bus will return to normal on the 17th.

During this time, people who travel to the Tokyo area of ​​Japan can pre-arrange 16-day alternative routes.

JR East Japan will increase the JR Ueno Tokyo Line and JR Sakai Line during this time. The Tokyo Metro, Toei Subway, Linhai Line, Tokyu Line and Keikyu Line will implement transshipment measures.

JR East Japan Co., Ltd. stated that due to the large scale and complexity of the project, it was necessary to take measures to stop the drive, and hope that the riders can go to the official website to confirm the train driving conditions.

Credit : https://www.cna.com.tw/news/firstnews/201911140073.aspx

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